Editorial: City retains protective arbitration for sergeants | August 21, 2013 | Almanac | Almanac Online |

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Viewpoint - August 21, 2013

Editorial: City retains protective arbitration for sergeants

It is disappointing that the Menlo Park City Council has settled on a contract proposal for its police sergeants that includes binding arbitration, despite losing the case of veteran police officer Jeffrey Vasquez, who was fired for allegedly soliciting a prostitute and then reinstated with $188,000 in back pay after he appealed through binding arbitration.

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